Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed that the tertiary institutions within the state be reopened effective from September 14th, 2020. He made this known during a briefing at the State House, Marina on Saturday. Sanwo-Olu additionally said that after the continued WASSCE, primary and secondary schools within the state would also be permitted to reopen from September 21, 2020, for the resumption of academic actions.
The Governor, nevertheless, said that this place will not be forged in stone which implies it’s topic to alter primarily based on the continued monitoring and procedures from the Ministry of Health.
“As regards our primary and secondary schools, we’re working towards reopening them around the 21st of September 2020. This position is not cast in stone and subject to a review of our ongoing monitoring and procedures from the Ministry of Health.
“Remember that we said that the virus will peak and we’ll flatten the curve in the month of August. From what we have seen, it appears we have flattened the curve. In the final two weeks, we have continued to see a drop in the positivity that we have encountered in the state,” the governor explained.